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Whether a large company with multiple locations or a first-time restaurateur with a unique concept, Prendergast & Associates will customize services that fit your particular project. We can come in at any stage, from pre-development planning to mature facility management, and offer guidance to benefit business growth. For many clients, we are full-time advisors; for others, we engage on a per-project basis.

Should you wish to learn more about how we can work with your company, please contact us via the appropriate links on the “Contact” page. Below is a list of our services – keep in mind that every project is different, so if you don’t see what you need in this list, simply tell us what you need and we’ll submit our feedback. In the ever-evolving world of hospitality, we’re constantly adding to our areas of expertise.

Client Services

Corporate Advisory and Strategic Planning
-Strategic business planning (for new as well as existing venues)
-Financial modeling and analysis
-Advice around private placement offering/capital-raising *
-Introductions to/facilitation with third parties, e.g. attorneys, accounting firms, potential investors
-Business transition assistance *
-Staffing and HR guidance (including areas of labor compliance)

Development and Operations
-Assessment of Operations (front and back of house)
-Selection of vendors, e.g. technical (POS, merchant services) and inventory (liquor, food, flatware)
-Project management and coordination: communication with all team members, from design/architectural to development and internal staff
-Chef and GM selection and interviews
-License and permit expediting

Real Estate
-Tenant location and selection *
-Lease negotiations
-Commercial site selection and transaction *

* Note that certain services may involve external brokers and/or attorneys to comply with state and federal regulations

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